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Fanny Jacobs (1856–1924)

Mrs. Fanny Jacobs, widow of Mr. Sydney Jacobs, died at her son's residence, Kama, Wunulla-rd., Point Piper on Wednesday last, aged 67. Mrs. Jacobs was born at Launceston, Tasmania, but had been a resident of New South Wales for many years. One of the founders of the Paget Manufacturing Company, Ltd., of which she was a director up to the time of her death, she was highly respected by all who were closely associated with her. She leaves three sons and one daughter — Reginald, a solicitor in Sydney; Edgar and Harold, directors of the Paget Manufacturing Company, Ltd., and Miss Cecil Jacobs.

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  • Cohen, Fanny

11 August, 1856
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia


27 February, 1924 (aged 67)
Point Piper, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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